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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Annual Concert Event in Fort Walton Beach Sunday, Feb. 18

While funds are raised for the American Cancer Society, the event centers on people. The venue’s TVs are loaded with a slideshow of loved ones lost or still fighting. Often, you’ll find a little group pointing to an image as you see the beginnings of a story being told—maybe it’s about that person’s favorite car or their famous chocolate chip cookies...
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Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Nikki Hedrick Takes on Social Media Trolls

I was at my boyfriend Eddie’s, and we decided to run a couple errands after he was off from work. As I was getting ready, the messages began—each one more grating than the last. I was being slowly belittled, but I did my best to take the high road, looking for a way out of the conversation...
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Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Our Fearless Music Correspondent Reports from the Front

Mary Gauthier is an artist who remained on my must-see list throughout her numerous 30A Songwriter Festival appearances over the years, and this time it finally happened. With a dry wit, an easy smile, and stories that you wish would never end, Gauthier is captivating...
Beachcomberland Places
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Friday, January 19th, 2018

Nikki Hedrick Visits Arnett's in Santa Rosa Beach

“First and foremost, it is a horse farm,” says Sundal. “People can bring their horses and rent out one of the spots or trail ride.” The rides are offered for all levels and are quite a treat, as the property is adjacent to Point Washington State Forest...
Music Reviews
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Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Plus Greta Van Fleet, Chasing Lovely, Heather Newman

This sister duo is the hallmark of the direction pop-folk is taking. It’s airy with ambient rock instrumentation to elevate emotional swells, while fearlessly tackling relatable topics on the journey to self-discovery. Under all those descriptions are two lovely young women forging their way onto the music scene with heart and words of wisdom...
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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Second Mini-Festival Happening Dec. 17 at Seaside

She got her start in church singing as part of the choir, and things began to fall into place when her sister’s Christmas gift caught her eye. “I was in my 20s, and my sister had gotten a pink electric glitter guitar for Christmas and she was totally not into it..."
Musician Profiles
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Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Dannica Lowery on the Duo's Recent Trip to Nashville and More

If you are lucky enough to know Lowery on a personal level, she is quick to smile, honest, and always aims to be the best version of herself. But during the vocal scare, she took to Facebook and let everyone in a bit more...